danie178 wrote:always did wonder about the IKO, only thing they have going for them is possible work opps over seas.
kiwimike wrote:danie178 wrote:always did wonder about the IKO, only thing they have going for them is possible work opps over seas.
the BKSA training qualification as of next year will be recognized australia wide, asia wide and all of britan. there are talks going on with canadian and south african clubs as well.
gazxtreme wrote:Why do you need Bthing or IKO?
Shouldn`t you improve your portfolio and marketing over your point?
I wonder you guys might answer:
Were you a newbie crazy on getting in kitesurf, would you refrain of taking classes because this or that kitepoint is not under IKO?
I started to learn in Prea - Ceará - Brazil under IKO. It was a nice school because of its owners. Under IKO guidance they set 12h class under R$1200 only to have 1/3 of classes bodydraging to recover boards. So is it fair to set people to practice something for 4h even if they are performing well because a given section is to learned by IKO manual?
It was somehow useful and I had fun, but nowadays I`d say and recommend anyone starting to go independent instead.
gazxtreme wrote:Woooh, that's not my post you've quoted, I am totally against self teaching. The post you have qutoed belongs to (AlexandreBorges).
kiwimike wrote:contact andy gatwick from the BKSA to see who he is talking too in canada.
KiteboardingTampaBay wrote: and how all these brand new "national associations" are popping up everywhere.
KiteboardingTampaBay wrote: what do your members think of RG and his affiliation with IKA?
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